Senior Staff Engineer

  • Full Time
  • AZ-Scottsdale
  • Mid Level


At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.
Job Description Summary:
Seeking senior staff software engineer for internationalization team at PayPalJob Description:

What you need to know about the role:

We’re looking for talented, motivated, detail-oriented technologists with a passion for building beautiful products and experiences that surprise and delight our users. As a Senior Staff Engineer, you will Identify and solicit input from all stakeholders, balancing competing needs and distilling a coherent strategy while advancing key initiatives in the Member Experiences team through continual support as needed.

Meet the team:

The World Ready Internationalization team works every day with a mission to make PayPal available to customers throughout the world as it was made native for each of them. We value close collaboration, open communication, detail-oriented quality assurance, and a passion for achieving engineering and product excellence. We champion a culture of continuous improvement and data-driven decision-making through rapid experimentation and learning. We seek an environment of psychological safety where all voices are heard and great ideas can come from anywhere.

Your way to impact:

Your day to day:
Push our technology stack into the future by working with Product, Platform, and Engineering leaders across the Web and Mobile Experiences team to identify the most valuable areas of technical contribution and advancement
Provide end-to-end solutions for overall architecture of new and upcoming initiatives
Reduce risk on critical projects by playing a part in vetting high-level requirements of all incoming medium-to-large-sized initiatives
Drive both technology and platform innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development
Provide technical guidance and leadership in design, development, scaling and operation of software applications
Be a technical subject matter expert and represent the full internal and external capabilities of our platforms to enable solutions to complex, large-scale customers
Collaborate and communicate effectively with any and all non-technical stakeholders (Product, Design, Analytics, Legal, Marketing, etc.)

What you need to bring:

Track record of leading, developing, and delivering significant software projects
Expertise in designing and troubleshooting large scale distributed systems
Experience in Domain Driven Design and modeling complex business domains
Demonstrable experience building complex customer facing platforms, inclusive of complex APIs and other aspects of developer experiences (sandbox, playgrounds, simulators, etc.)
You are skilled in writing modern JavaScript or TypeScript across the stack, and you’re very familiar with topics and technologies like React, Node.js, Java.
Established experience with Globalization(g11n) , Internationalization (i18n), Unicode, CLDR is huge plus
Experience with the software release lifecycle using modern distributed version control (e.g. git)
Experience working in an Agile environment, including Extreme Programming practices like Iterative Development, Continuous Integration (and Deployment) and Test-Driven Development
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0Our Benefits:
At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit
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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at
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